Day: February 13, 2019

V K Singh takes stock of SDRF activities, reviews disaster preparedness

open view news desk SRINAGAR, FEBRUARY 13: The Commandant General Home Guards, Civil Defence and SDRF, V. K. Singh, today convened a meeting here to take stock of disaster preparedness and activities of SDRF, HG, and CD volunteers during the recent heavy snowfall in the Kashmir division. The […]

Navin Choudhary assumes office as Principal Secy I&C Deptt

open view news desk JAMMU, FEBRUARY 13: NavinK Choudhary today took over the charge as Principal Secretary Industries and Commerce and chaired an introductory meeting with the heads of key wings of the department. The Principal Secretary inquired about the administrative and field functionary set up of Industries, […]

75 % roads cleared, adequate supply of essential commodities ensured: Div Com Jmu

open view news desk JAMMU, FEBRUARY 12: Divisional Commissioner Jammu Sanjeev Kumar today said that more than 75 percent of roads in Jammu Division have been cleared and rest will be restored within two to three days which were blocked due to heavy snowfall and incessant rains. IG […]

Thai election commission moves to dissolve party linked to princess

Thailand’s election commission on Wednesday asked the constitutional court to dissolve a party that proposed a princess as candidate for prime minister, a potentially serious blow to the political aspirations of the kingdom’s powerful Shinawatra clan. Junta-ruled Thailand has sunk into political chaos since Friday, when Princess Ubolratana’s […]

Meghan ‘vilified’ by press like Diana: Clooney

Meghan Markle is being ‘vilified and chased’ by the tabloid press in the same way the late princess Diana was, Hollywood superstar George Clooney has told an Australian magazine. Clooney, a close friend of Markle and husband Prince Harry, warned of “history repeating” itself with the increasingly feverish […]

Philippines arrests journalist Maria Ressa on libel charge

Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, who has repeatedly clashed with President Rodrigo Duterte, was arrested in her Manila office on Wednesday in what rights advocates called an act of “persecution”. Her detention on a charge of “cyber libel” is a dramatic escalation in the legal pressure bearing down on […]

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